This is a UC San Diego internal recruitment open to UCSD staff only.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 07/03/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 07/08/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The overall objective of CIHED is to promote and support research for a new understanding of the cultural, environmental, physical, behavioral, and biological causes that contribute to health and education disparities in America. These investigations are likely to result in practical interventions that will allow us to reduce the health and education gaps between ethnic and socioeconomic groups in the United States. In addition, these initiatives will allow us to directly participate in educational and health-related programs within the San Diego area as part of an outreach effort to bring UCSD in proximity to our surrounding community.
Under general supervision by the PI and MSO, establish and administer complex programs to provide leadership, counseling, coordination, and administration for underrepresented student populations, including setting program goals and objectives. Work in collaboration with on-campus Academic Advising, Student Affairs Division, Graduate Division, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion department, STEM faculty and other University departments to ensure the success of student participants.
This position is responsible for the development, implementation, coordination and assessment of student success initiatives for the Center for Investigation of Health and Education Disparities as it relates to program development, outreach & recruitment, retention and student persistence and partnership development with local high schools, community colleges and community groups. Provide leadership, strategic visioning, planning and oversight specifically for the Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD) grant program and the Pathways for Careers in Health Sciences (PCHS) research and professional development programs while working with historically underrepresented ethnic minority communities, low income and first-generation college students and transfer students.
Set short and long term goals and objectives, administered though holistic research enrichment programs. Responsible for securing on campus resources for program participants by maintaining a high level of collaboration with the campus colleges, academic departments, and other campus entities establishing cooperative partnerships. Using higher education theory, knowledge and practices, specifically as it relates to under-served student populations, conduct evaluation of project's aims and goals concerning student outcomes.
Independently develops and administers complex programs to provide holistic counseling to "at risk" student populations, including setting program goals and objectives. Provides assistance to lower level Academic Achievement Counselors on most complicated and sensitive counseling situations. Advises organization management/departments/academic programs about the special needs of under-served populations.
Bachelor's Degree in related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.
A minimum of five (5+) or more years of program coordination experience.
Proven competencies and advanced knowledge in theories of multicultural counseling, learning, identity development, human and career development.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in working with historically underrepresented ethnic minority communities, first generation college students.
Advanced knowledge of research methodologies and research designs. Knowledge of methodologies used to enhance student achievement, such as collaborative teaching/learning models, strategies for effective counseling and peer mentoring, small group facilitation and training, coaching, mentoring and advocacy.
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in conflict management and intervention strategies.
Extensive experience in multicultural competencies, and personal and academic crisis intervention; working with students to assist in clarification of ethics and values.
Advanced experience in group dynamics, facilitation, and training; comprehensive assessment of academic preparation and personal competencies.
Knowledge of academic curricula; strong knowledge of the organizational climate, structure/organizations, and culture. Experience in establishing and implementing short and long term program goals and objectives; proven effectiveness in
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